ICC WTC 2021-23 Updated Points Table

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ICC WTC 2021-23: Updated Points Table After England, India Lose Points Due To Slow Over-Rate
ICC WTC 2021-23: Updated Points Table After England, India Lose Points Due To Slow Over-Rate

ICC WTC 2021-23 Updated Points Table. Pakistan still hold the top spot in ICC WTC 2021-23 updated points table followed by West Indies on the 2nd spot. However, the result of the England vs India 4th Test might change the standings in ICC World Test Championship 2021-23 points table.

Teams are ranked on the basis of PCT (percentage of points) in ICC World Test Championship 2021-23 and not on the basis of points. Since Pakistan have won 1 match out of the 2 they played so far, they are placed on the top spot of ICC WTC 2021-23 points table with a PCT of 50.

Pakistan cricket team
Paksitan cricket team, Credits: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB)

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West Indies too have won 1 match out of the 2 they played and hence they too have a PCT of 50. During the recent Pakistan tour of the West Indies, the Babar Azam-led visitors won the 2nd game while the hosts won the 1st match. The Test series ended in a draw 1-1.

India have played 3 Test matches in ICC World Test Championship so far, all of them against England. India have won 1 match. lost 1 and drawn 1, hence they have a PCT of 38.88. England too, with similar results to that of India, have a PCT of 38.8. India are placed on the 3rd spot in ICC WTC 2021-23 updated points table while England hold the 4th spot.

India National Cricket Team
India National Cricket Team (Image Credit: Twitter)

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During ongoing England vs India 2021 series, India defeated England in the 2nd Test by 151 runs. Later, England crushed India in the 3rd Test by an innings and 76 runs. The England vs India 1st Test ended in a draw. So far, the 5-match Test series is tied at 1-1 with 2 more matches to go. Below we take a look at ICC WTC 2021-23 updated points table.

Below is ICC WTC 2021-23 Updated Points Table

Teams

PCT (%)

Points

Matches

Series

Penalty Overs

Won

Lost

Drawn

Pakistan

50

12

1

1

0

1

West Indies

50

12

1

1

0

1

India

38.88

14

1

1

1

1*

2

England

38.88

14

1

1

1

1*

2

  • Teams will be ranked on percentage of points won

  • For slow over-rates teams will lose one championship point for each over short.

ICC World Test Championship 2021-23 – Points distribution

Points available per match

Percentage of points* (PCT)

Win

12

100

Tie

6

50

Draw

4

33.33

Loss

0

0

ICC World Test Championship 2021-23- Points available per series

Matches in series

Total points available

2

24

3

36

4

48

5

60

India

India
India. Image Credits: Twitter

India started their ICC World Test Championship 2021-23 journey with the England tour. So far, India have played 3 Tests against England. They have won 1 match and lost 1, while 1 game ended in a draw. As a result, India have managed to earn a PCT of 38.8 and hold the 3rd spot in the WTC points table.

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England

England lost to India 1-3 in Tests earlier in 2021. Photo- Getty
England lost to India 1-3 in Tests earlier in 2021. Photo- Getty

England have also managed to win 1 match against India in the recent 3rd Test at Headingley. However, they also lost 1 match against India at Lord’s, while one game ended in a draw. As a result, England have won 1, lost 1, and drawn 1 match in ICC World Test Championship 2021-23 so far. Hence, they have a PCT of 38.88 like that of India and hold the 4th spot in the World Test Championship updated points table.

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Pakistan

Shaheen Afridi, Pakistan
Shaheen Afridi celebrates with Pakistan teammates. Credits: Twitter

Pakistan lost the 1st Test against West Indies by a narrow margin of 1 wicket. However, they bounced back in the 2nd and final Test of the tour and won by 109 runs. With 1 win and 1 loss in the tournament so far, Pakistan have a PCT of 50, which allotts them the top spot in the World Test Championship 2021-23 Updated Points Table.

West Indies

West Indies vs Pakistan
Source- thenews.com.pk

Like Pakistan, West Indies have also won 1 match and lost 1 match in ICC WTC. Against Pakistan, West Indies executed commendable hard work to win the 1st Test. However, they lost the 2nd Test with a big margin. The series ended in a draw 1-1, but West Indies managed to get 50 PCT and 12 points on the updated ICC WTC points table.

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